14/08/2009

Range Of Drugs Seized During Arrest

A man has been arrested and a range of drugs seized during an operation in Dublin.

During the course of the search, 2.5 kilo's of cocaine, 1 kilo of heroin and 14 ounces of crack cocaine were seized.

Gardaí say the arrest and seizure were the result of an ongoing operation targeting the sale and supply of drugs in the Ballyfermot area of Dublin.

Officers from the Ballyfermot Drugs Unit made the arrest during the search on a house on Cleggan Park, yesterday.

A spokesman for Gardaí said: "These drugs have a potential street value of €460,000, depending on an analysis of the substances seized."

Miscellaneous drug distribution paraphernalia was also seized, including a set of weighing scales.

A 22-year-old man was arrested at the scene and is presently detained at Ballyfermot Garda Station under section 2 of The Drug Trafficking Act.

(DW/KMcA)


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